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VANESSA P. NATIVIDAD is an Associate in the Firm’s Sherman Oaks, California Office.

Throughout her legal career, Ms. Natividad has handled a wide range of cases in the areas of business, contracts, civil litigation, real property, family law, and personal injury matters. Currently, her legal practice focuses on the representation of carriers in litigation involving all lines of insurance relating to insurance matters relating to potential exposure and bad faith disputes.

Prior to Tharpe & Howell, Ms. Natividad practiced with a boutique firm specializing in complex litigation/mass torts,  catastrophic injury, wrongful death, trip/slip & falls, and premises liability. She also volunteered as a Managing Attorney for the San Diego Family Justice Center, a San Diego based non-profit organization that works directly with the San Diego Office of the City Attorney, dedicated to transitioning victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and sex trafficking into survivors. Ms. Natividad managed and supervised volunteer attorneys and legal interns in the preparation of Domestic Violence Restraining Orders and legal representation of abuse survivors.

Practice Areas


J.D., Whittier Law School, 2010
B.A., University of California, San Diego, 2007

Bar Admissions 

State Bar of California

Court Admissions

All California State Courts

U.S. District Court - Central District of California

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